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surreal (adj.)

1936, back-formation from surrealism or surrealist. Related: Surreally.

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Definitions of surreal from WordNet

surreal (adj.)
characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions; "a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows"--J.C.Powys;
the incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature
Synonyms: phantasmagoric / phantasmagorical / surrealistic
surreal (adj.)
resembling a dream;
as irrational and surreal as a dream
Synonyms: dreamlike
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